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    Two degrees now needed to get higher pay

    Two degrees now needed to get higher pay


    The salary advantage for young people getting a degree is twice as big for...

    The salary advantage for young people getting a degree is twice as big for postgraduates.
    Devon skirt demo boys can now wear shorts

    Devon skirt demo boys can now wear shorts


    Boys donned skirts and girls wore trousers in protest at a "no shorts"...

    Boys donned skirts and girls wore trousers in protest at a "no shorts" policy.
    Four-year-olds in Westminster protest

    Four-year-olds in Westminster protest


    Parents, pupils and teachers make their opposition clear to testing four-year-olds in English...

    Parents, pupils and teachers make their opposition clear to testing four-year-olds in English schools.
    Food bank supplies help record numbers

    Food bank supplies help record numbers


    The UK's biggest food bank charity handed out 1.6 million food packages last...

    The UK's biggest food bank charity handed out 1.6 million food packages last year.
    The teachers live streaming bedtime stories

    The teachers live streaming bedtime stories


    A school in Essex is using Facebook Live to get pupils engaged with reading through bedtime...

    A school in Essex is using Facebook Live to get pupils engaged with reading through bedtime stories.
    How much screen time should children be allowed?

    How much screen time should children be allowed?


    New World Health Organization guidelines say under twos should not have any sedentary screen...

    New World Health Organization guidelines say under twos should not have any sedentary screen time.
    The Lego bricks designed for children with sight loss

    The Lego bricks designed for children with sight loss


    Children at one UK school have been testing them out. Some say other approaches should also be...

    Children at one UK school have been testing them out. Some say other approaches should also be taught.
    Easter Sats revision classes 'a growing trend'

    Easter Sats revision classes 'a growing trend'


    The NASUWT teachers' union says primary pupils should be spending time at home with their...

    The NASUWT teachers' union says primary pupils should be spending time at home with their families.
    More female teachers report upskirting, says union

    More female teachers report upskirting, says union


    The NASUWT union says schools should consider banning mobile phones to protect staff and...

    The NASUWT union says schools should consider banning mobile phones to protect staff and pupils.
    Inside the school for bullied children

    Inside the school for bullied children


    Two teenagers explain how a tiny specialist school gave them the confidence to continue their...

    Two teenagers explain how a tiny specialist school gave them the confidence to continue their education.
    Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor

    Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor


    Two-and-a-half years after five teenagers were sentenced by a court to read a list of books, all are still in education and none has...

    Two-and-a-half years after five teenagers were sentenced by a court to read a list of books, all are still in education and none has reoffended.